Digital Realty Trust Inc. [NYSE: DLR] closed the trading session at $132.60 on 11/24/20. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $131.91, while the highest price level was $140.435. The company report on November 17, 2020 that Enterprises Choose Digital Realty’s PlatformDIGITAL® to Power Digital Business in the Era of Data Gravity.
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The stocks have a year to date performance of 10.74 percent and weekly performance of -6.90 percent. The stock has been moved at -9.21 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -13.15 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -13.87 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 1.54M shares, DLR reached to a volume of 3999198 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Digital Realty Trust Inc. [DLR]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for DLR shares is $165.32 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on DLR stock is a recommendation set at 2.10. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Citigroup have made an estimate for Digital Realty Trust Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on November 13, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, BMO Capital Markets raised their target price from $139 to $167. The new note on the price target was released on September 16, 2020, representing the official price target for Digital Realty Trust Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $133 to $174, while Berenberg kept a Buy rating on DLR stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Digital Realty Trust Inc. is set at 4.18, with the Price to Sales ratio for DLR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 10.26. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.14, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 3.46.
DLR stock trade performance evaluation
Digital Realty Trust Inc. [DLR] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -6.90. With this latest performance, DLR shares dropped by -13.15% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -9.21% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 12.09% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for DLR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 30.22, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 23.97, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 33.50 for Digital Realty Trust Inc. [DLR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 147.68, while it was recorded at 140.13 for the last single week of trading, and 143.65 for the last 200 days.
Digital Realty Trust Inc. [DLR]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Digital Realty Trust Inc. [DLR] shares currently have an operating margin of +7.74 and a Gross Margin at +26.55. Digital Realty Trust Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +18.20.
Return on Total Capital for DLR is now 1.12, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 2.80. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 5.87, with Return on Assets sitting at 2.48. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Digital Realty Trust Inc. [DLR] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 111.28. Additionally, DLR Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 52.67, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 47.66. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 129.06, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 52.21.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Digital Realty Trust Inc. [DLR] managed to generate an average of $374,039 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 10.53 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.14.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Digital Realty Trust Inc. [DLR] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Digital Realty Trust Inc. posted 1.5/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.38/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 294.70%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for DLR. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Digital Realty Trust Inc. go to 16.66%.
Digital Realty Trust Inc. [DLR]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $36,481 million, or 98.40% of DLR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of DLR stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 41,650,085, which is approximately -1.509% of the company’s market cap and around 0.30% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 25,187,503 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $3.34 billion in DLR stocks shares; and CAPITAL WORLD INVESTORS, currently with $3.31 billion in DLR stock with ownership of nearly 3.669% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Digital Realty Trust Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of October and at the time of the October reporting period, where 468 institutional holders increased their position in Digital Realty Trust Inc. [NYSE:DLR] by around 12,688,265 shares. Additionally, 381 investors decreased positions by around 13,032,626 shares, while 112 investors held positions by with 249,397,740 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 275,118,631 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. DLR stock had 98 new institutional investments in for a total of 972,218 shares, while 75 institutional investors sold positions of 1,716,705 shares during the same period.